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Jimmy Quinn

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJames Francis "Jimmy"•Quinn
Used nameJimmy•Quinn
Born11 September 1906 in Brooklyn, New York, New York (USA)
Died12 July 2004 in Cranston, Rhode Island (USA)
Measurements175 cm / 66 kg
AffiliationsNYAC, New York (USA)
NOC United States


Jim Quinn had only a brief career as a top-class sprinter. After winning the 1928 IC4A 100y he placed fifth in the 100m at the Final Trials and ran the second leg on the relay team that won the gold medals in Amsterdam.

Personal Best: 100 - 10.6 (1928).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Jimmy Quinn
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1928 Summer Olympics 5 August 1928 Athletics 4 × 100 metres Relay, Men Final 41.0 WR 1